Table 2.

Comparison of Age, Maximum Temperature, and Duration of Fever in Children With Febrile Seizure Infected With Different Respiratory Viruses

MeanSDP Value
Influenza A (1997)
(n = 27)
Influenza A (1998)
(n = 54)
Adenovirus
(n = 18)
Parainfluenza
(n = 19)
Age (mo) P < .005
 Influenza A (1997)27.0011.76.616<.05.803
 Influenza A (1998)28.249.77.616<.05.446
 Adenovirus35.1111.82<.05<.05<.05
 Parainfluenza26.1111.50.803.446<.05
Maximum temperature (°C) P < .0001
 Influenza A (1997)39.80.56.874.909<.05
 Influenza A (1998)39.80.52.8741.0<.01
 Adenovirus39.80.59.9091.0<.05
 Parainfluenza39.10.54<.05<.01<.05
Duration of fever (d)
P < .05
 Influenza A (1997)3.701.73.238.490<.05
 Influenza A (1998)4.462.58.238.097<.05
 Adenovirus4.882.00.490.097<.05
 Parainfluenza3.492.52<.05<.05<.05